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Biography

John C. H. Spence.  FRS (For Mem). Richard Snell Professor of Physics, ASU.

https://live-spence.ws.asu.edu

 

Address:              Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ  85287

Born:                    April 21, 1946, Canberra, Australia

Citizenship :        USA and Australian.

 

Education:           Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia from 1953 to 1964.

                              B.S. (First Class Honors in Physics) 1969 Melbourne University

                              M.S.  1971 Melbourne University

                              Ph.D. 1973 Melbourne University in Physics

 

Professional Experience

1973-1975                            Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oxford University, UK

1976-1981                            Assistant Professor, Arizona State University (ASU)

1981-1985                            Associate Professor, ASU

1981 (Summer)                    Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford University, UK

1983-1984                            Sabbatical, Oxford University, UK

1988  (May 18-July 18)       Lyle Fellow, Melbourne University Visiting Fellowship

1985-1996                            Professor, ASU

1996-current                         Regents Professor, ASU

1991                                     Sabbatical.Trondheim, Norway; Max Plank Institute, Stuttgart                               Affiliate Professor, University of Trondheim, Norway

1997-8                                  Sabbatical. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

2000                                     Visiting Professor, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (Continuing)

2004-5                                  Sabbatical, Cambridge University, UK.

2011-12                                Sabbatical Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Cambridge University
2013. Oct. -current               Director of Science, NSF BioXFEL Science and Technology Center

2014                                     Richard Snell Professor of Physics.

 

Honors

1971       Professor Kernot Research Scholarship in Physics, University of Melbourne

1980       Burton Medal of the Electron Microscopy Society of America for scientist under 35

1983       National Science Foundation Creativity Award
1991       Alexander von Humbolt Senior Scientist Award from German government

1991       Elected Fellow, American Physical Society

1992       ASU Graduate College Research and Creativity Award

1996           Regents Professor, ASU

2001       Nat Acad. Sci.  US Committee on Crystallography

2001       McMaster University. Morrison Lecturer

2003       FEMMS2003 Distinguished Lectureship Award

2004       Frontiers Chemistry & Materials. Symposium Speaker Lawrence Livermore3-17-04

2003      Two papers and book listed in "Key papers in history of EM since 1930" F. Haguenau   et al, Microscopy and Microanalysis  Vol 9, p. 96 (2003)

2004      Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK

2005      FASR  Distinguished Guest Lecturer, Cornell University. Nov 05

2005      Fellow, Institute of Physics. UK

2006      AzTe Innovator of Tomorrow Award. (Patent for Serial Crystallography)

2006      Distinguished Scientist Medal of the Microscopy Society of America

2008      Elected Fellow. American Association for the Advancement of Science

2011      Festschrift Issue of "Ultramicroscopy", Spence's 65th birthday, Vol 111, Issue 7, p. 745 -954  June 2011

2012      Elected Fellow, Microscopy Society of America

2012      M.J. Buerger Award of the American Crystallographic Society

2014      J.M. Cowley Medal of IFSM, the International Federation of Societies for Microscopy

2015      Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of London, as Foreign Member.

2016     Elected Foreign (Corresponding) Member, Australian Academy of Science.

 

 

Our work applying X-ray lasers to Biology was listed by Science in Dec 2012 as one of the top ten scientific breakthroughs of (2012). A special issue of Nature (Nature 505, 604–606, 30 January 2014) provides an editorial essay on this work, with others.

 

Membership in Professional and Academic Societies and Committees

Fellow, Royal Society. ForMemRS.

Fellow, Australian Academy of Science (corresponding)

Fellow, American Physical Society (1991)

Fellow, Institute of Physics (FInstP)

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2008)

Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK (2005)

Fellow, Microscopy Society of America (2009)

Founding Member, APS division of Materials Physics Steering Committee. (1988)

Member, BESAC, DOE Basic Research Advisory committee (from Oct 05)

Member, Int. Union of Crystallography Commission on Electron Diffraction (1996-2005)

Chairman, Int. Union of Crystallography Commission on Electron Diffraction (2002-2005)

Member, Int. Union of Crystallography commission on Charge, Spin and Momentum densities.

Member, US National Committee for Crystallography (USNCCr) of NAS (2000-2002)

Member, Scripps Institute NRAM Advisory Committee (2004)

Director, Xradia Inc. (2005-2014)

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Advanced Light Source. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) (from 2001)

Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Molecular Foundry, LBL (2002 - 2013)

External review and chair appointment committee, Department of Physics, Bristol, UK (2004)

 

Journal Associations

Editorial board, “Crystal Lattice defects and amorphous materials” (appointed 1984)

Editorial board, “Ultramicroscopy” (appointed 1986)

Chairman, editorial advisory board, “Ewald Prize” special issue of Acta Cryst. 1987

Guest Editor “Ultramicroscopy” Vol. 26 No. 1/2 (1988)

Editorial board “Surface Review and Letters” (from 1993)

Co-Editor for North America “Acta Crystallographica A (Diffraction Physics)” (1990-2000)

Editorial board “Probe Microscopy” (Eds M. Welland, J. Gimzewski) (from 1995)

Editorial Board. Journal of Microscopy (from 1998)

Editorial Board. Reports on Progress in Physics (2000-2006)

Main Editor IUCRJ  Open Access Journal on XFEL Science (from 2013)

Editorial Boards: Reports on Progress in Physics (2001-2005); Ultramicroscopy; J. Microsc.; Surf. Rev. and Letts.; Probe Microscopy; CUP book series on New Microscopies

Appointed Main Editor, IUCRJ, Open Access  Journal; Physics and XFEL Science (2013)

Advisory Board: ACA "Structural Dynamics" (2013)

 

PhD Students (32) and Postdoctoral Fellows (24) in Physics

 

Nine have obtained positions as  Profs: R. Kirian, J. Zuo (U of I),  R. Holmstad, J. Tafto, U. Weierstall, N. Yamamoto, Y. Kim, C. Koch, and A. Olsen . Others are in national labs and companies.

 

Ph.D. Students

1.   M. Disko, Ph.D. Student (completed 1984). Staff scientist Exxon.

2.   G. Reese, Ph.D. Student (completed 1984). Staff scientist, Sandia.

3.   Y. Kim, Ph.D. Student (completed 1988). Faculty position, South Korea.

4.   Jian-Min Zuo, Ph.D. Student (completed 1989). Now Professor, Univ of Illinois.

5.   M. Lund, Ph.D. Student (completed 1989).  Moxtek.  Utah.

6.   K. Neumann, Ph.D. Student (completed Dec 1991).

7.   Y.M. Huang, Ph.D. Student (completed 1992).

8.   W. K. Lo, Ph.D. Student (completed Jan 1993). Now with Schlumberger.

9.   Weida Qian  Ph.D. Student (completed Aug 1993). Intel Oregon. Executive.

10.  P. McClernon, PhD.  Withdrew 1994.

11.  S. Mo, PhD (Physics) Withdrew 1995.

12.  H. Kolar, PhD (Mat Sci) Graduated 1996.  Now IBM Executive.

13.  R. Holmstadt, PhD (Physics) Now Professor, Physics, Trondheim, Norway.

14.  X. Zhang, PhD. Physics. Graduated Dec 1996.

15.  Mi-Young Kim, PhD. Physics. Completed Nov 1998.

16.  M. Stevens, PhD Physics. Completed 2001.

17.  Jing Tao, PhD Student. Moved to U of I, 2001. Now staff scientist at BNL.

18.  Christoph Koch, PhD Student. Physics. Graduated May 2002.  Now Prof of Physics, Ulm.

19.  Jesper Friis, Exchange student from U of  Trondheim, Norway. 2001, 2002. Physics PhD.

20.  Theo Vecchionne, Physics Phd Started 2003. Graduated, PhD 2009. Staff scientist, SLAC.

21.  Dr Peng Zhang, PhD committee, UCB.  2006.

22.  X. Wang, Graduate Student from 2007. Graduated  PhD 2011.

23.  R. Kirian, Graduate Student from 2008. Graduated PhD 2011. Now Prof of Physics, ASU.

24.  Mark Hunter, Graduate student from 2006. Graduated PhD 2011. SLAC staff scientist.

25.  Bo Yang, Graduate student from 2009.  Nan Jiang, supervisor.

26.  Daniel James, Graduate Student from Jan 2011 - PhD 4-2015. with Uwe Weierstall.

27.  Dingjie Wang, Graduate Student from Jan 2011 . PhD  2014.

28.  Christopher Kupitz, Graduate Student from Jan 2011. PhD 2014. Now Millwaukee Physics.

29.  Ganesh Subramanian, Graduate student from May 2011. PhD 2016.  DOE.

30.  Chufeng Li, Graduate student from May 2012.  PhD  2016. NSF STC.

31. Xian Chen, Graduate Student. Casimir Torque in metamaterials. 2012.

32. Yun Zhao, Graduate student in physics from 2012.  PhD 2016. NSF STC.

32. Garrett Nelson, Graduate student in physics PhD in 2016.  NIH.

33. Andrew Shevchuk. PhD physics. Started late 2016.

34. Julio  Candenado   PhD physics. Started 2017.

Postdoctoral Research Associates

1.  A. Olsen, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1980). Now Professor, Oslo Physics.

2.  J. Lynch, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1981).Staff scientist.French Phone Co.

3.  J. Tafto, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1982). Now Professor, Oslo Physics.

4.  N. Yamamoto, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1983). Now Professor in Japan.

5.  D. Fathy, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1983).

6.  D. Shindo, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1986). Staff scientist, TSCUBA.

7.  R. Graham, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left 1986). Runs EM company in Phoenix.

8.  M. Kuwabara, Postdoctoral Research Associate (left January 1989).

9.  U. Weierstall, Postdoctoral Research Associate (>dec 1994). Now ASU Research Professor.

10. Y.M. Huang, Postdoctoral Research Associate Post doc. till 1995. Postdoc with Kleinman.

11. A. Weickenmeier, Postdoctoral Research Associate 1996.

12. Dr. Bin Jaing, Postdoctoral Research Associate from 1999.  Scientist, FEI corp.

13. Qing Chen, Postdoctoral Research Associate 1999-2000. Now Beijing with Liam Peng.

14. Dr. Nan Jiang, Academic Professional from 2000.

15. Dr. Jinsong Wu, Postdoctoral Research Associate from 2001.   Now A.P. at Northwestern.

16. Hafieng He, Postdoctoral Research Associate at LBL from 2002. (LDRD).

17. Congwu Cui, Postdoctoral Research Associate at LBL from 2003 (LDRD.)

18. Dr Dan DePonte, Postdoctoral Research Associate Started Oct 2006. Staff Scientist, SLAC.

19. Dr D. Starodub, Postdoctoral Research Associate Nov 2004 - May 2009. Postdoc SLAC.

20. Dr.  Dong Su, Postdoctoral Research Associate Oct 2006 - 2008.  Now staff scientist at BNL.

21. J. McKeown, Postdoctoral Research Associate from Sept 2007.

22. Amish Shah, Postdoctoral Research Associate from late 2010 to 2011.

23. Haiguang Liu, Postdoctoral Research Associate from 2011 - 2014.

24. Nadia Zatsepin, Postdoctoral Research Assoc.  Jan 2011. Now ASU Academic Professsional

25  Xiang Chen. Phd in Chemistry (also Casimir Torque).  2012 – 2016.

 

M.Sc. Students

1.  H. Kolar, M.Sc. Student (completed 1982).  Now IBM senior executive.

2.  M. McIntyre, M.Sc.  Student (completed 1991)

3.  Shariar Anwar, M.Sc Student (completed 1993)

4.  X. Huang, M.Sc. Physics. 1996/7

plus service on the Ph.D. committees of many other students.

Publications
  • Spence, John, and Eaton Lattman. "Imaging enzyme kinetics at atomic resolution." IUCrJ 3, no. Pt 4 (2016): 228.Liu, Haiguang, and John CH Spence. "XFEL data analysis for structural biology." Quantitative Biology 4, no. 3 (2016): 159-176.Zuo, Jian Min, and John CH Spence. " Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy", . Springer New York, 2017.
  • Ayyer, Kartik, Oleksandr M. Yefanov, Dominik Oberthür, Shatabdi Roy-Chowdhury, Lorenzo Galli, Valerio Mariani, Shibom Basu et al. "Macromolecular diffractive imaging using imperfect crystals." Nature 530, no. 7589 (2016): 202-206.
  • Pande, Kanupriya, Christopher DM Hutchison, Gerrit Groenhof, Andy Aquila, Josef S. Robinson, Jason Tenboer, Shibom Basu, J. Spence... et al. "Femtosecond structural dynamics drives the trans/cis isomerization in photoactive yellow protein." Science 352, no. 6286 (2016): 725-729.
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  • Stagno, J. R., Y. Liu, Y. R. Bhandari, C. E. Conrad, S. Panja, M. Swain, L. Fan et al. "Structures of riboswitch RNA reaction states by mix-and-inject XFEL serial crystallography." Nature 541, no. 7636 (2017): 242-246.
  • Nelson, Garrett, Richard A. Kirian, Uwe Weierstall, Nadia A. Zatsepin, Tomáš Faragó, Tilo Baumbach, Fabian Wilde et al. "Three-dimensional-printed gas dynamic virtual nozzles for x-ray laser sample delivery." Optics Express 24, no. 11 (2016): 11515-11530.
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  • Zhou, X. Edward, Xiang Gao, Anton Barty, Yanyong Kang, Yuanzheng He, Wei Liu, Andrii Ishchenko et al. "X-ray laser diffraction for structure determination of the rhodopsin-arrestin complex." Scientific data 3 (2016).
  • Batyuk, Alexander, Lorenzo Galli, Andrii Ishchenko, Gye Won Han, Cornelius Gati, Petr A. Popov, Ming-Yue Lee et al. "Native phasing of x-ray free-electron laser data for a G protein–coupled receptor." Science Advances 2, no. 9 (2016): e1600292.
  • A.V. Martin, A.J. Morgan, T. Ekeberg, N.D. Loh, F.R.N.C. Maia, F. Wang, J.C.H. Spence, and H.N. Chapman. The extraction of single-particle diffraction patterns from a multiple-particle diffraction pattern". Optics Express (2013).
  • H. Liu, B. Poon, D. Saldin, J.C.H.Spence and P. Zwart. Three-dimensional single-particle imaging using angular correlations from X-ray laser data". Acta Crystallogaphica (2013).
  • J.C.H Spence. Lawrence Bragg, microdiffraction and X-ray lasers". Acta Cryst (2013).
  • Lars Redecke1,2#, Karol Nass3,4#, Daniel P. DePonte4, Thomas A. White3, Dirk Rehders1, Anton Barty3, Francesco Stellato3, Mengning Liang3, Sébastien Boutet5, Garth J. Williams5, Marc Messerschmidt5, M. Marvin Seibert5, Andrew Aquila3, David Arnlund7, Sasa Bajt8, Thomas R.M. Barends9, Sadia Bari9, Torsten Barth10, Miriam Barthelmess8, Michael J. Bogan11, Carl Caleman3, Nicola Coppola11, R. Bruce Doak12, Holger Fleckenstein3, Matthias Frank13, Raimund Fromme14, Lorenzo Galli3, Lars Gumprecht3, Mark S. Hunter14, Linda Johansson7, Stephan Kassemeyer9, Gergely Katona7, Richard A. Kirian3,12, Rudolf Koopmann10, Chris Kupitz14, Lukas Lomb9, Andrew V. Martin3, Stefan Mogk10, Richard Neutze7, Joachim Schulz3,11, Robert L. Shoeman9, Jan Steinbrecher9, Nicusor Timneanu6, Dinjie Wang12, Uwe Weierstall12, Nadia Zatsepin12, John C.H. Spence12, Petra Fromme13, Ilme Schlichting9,15, Michael Duszenko10, Christian Betzel16*, and Henry N. Chapman. Trypanosoma brucei procathepsin B structure solved to 2.1 Å using an X-ray laser". Science (2013).
  • Linda C. Johansson, David Arnlund, Gergely Katona, Thomas A. White, Anton Barty, Daniel P. DePonte, Robert L. Shoeman, Cecilia Wickstrand, Garth J. Williams, Andrew Aquila, Thomas R.M. Barends, Michael J. Bogan, Carl Caleman, R. Bruce Doak, Matthias Frank, Raimund Fromme, Lorenzo Galli, Ingo Grotjohann, Mark S. Hunter, Richard A. Kirian, Chris Kupitz, Mengning Liang, Lukas Lomb, Erik Malmerberg, Andrew V. Martin, Marc Messerschmidt, Karol Nass, Lars Redecke, M. Marvin Seibert, Jennie Sjöhamn, Francesco Stellato, Dingjie Wang, Weixaio Y. Wahlgren, Uwe Weierstall, Sebastian Westenhoff, Nadia A. Zatsepin, Sébastien Boutet, John C.H. Spence, Ilme Schlichting, Henry N. Chapman, Petra Fromme, Richard Neutze. Structure of a photosynthetic reaction center determined by serial femtosecond crystallography ". Nature Communications (2013).
  • N. Jiang and J.C.H. Spence. Valence electron energy-loss spectroscopy study of ZrSiO4 and ZrO2. Ultramicroscopy (2013).
  • Wei Liu1, Daniel Wacker1, Cornelius Gati2, Gye Won Han1, Daniel James3, Dingjie Wang3, Garrett Nelson3, Uwe Weierstall3, Vsevolod Katritch1, Anton Barty2, Nadia A. Zatsepin3, Dianfan Li4, Marc Messerschmidt5, Sébastien Boutet5, Garth J. Williams5, Jason E. Koglin5, M. Marvin Seibert5,6, Chong Wang1, Syed T.A. Shah4, Shibom Basu7, Raimund Fromme7, Christopher Kupitz7, Kimberley Rendek7, Ingo Grotjohann7, Petra Fromme7, Richard Kirian2,3, Kenneth Beyerlein2, Thomas A. White2, Henry N. Chapman2,8,9, Martin Caffrey4, John C.H. Spence3, Raymond C. Stevens1, Vadim Cherezov1. Serial Femtosecond Crystallography of G Protein-coupled receptors in lipidic cubic phase. Science (2013).
  • X. Chen and J.C.H Spence. "Casimir torque between birefringent plates with metamaterials". Phys Stat Sol (2013).
  • John Spence. High Resolution Electron Microscopy. (2013).
  • A.B.Shah, B. Nelson-Cheeseman, P. Stadelman, A. Bhattacharya, and J. Spence. Structural induced magnetization in a La 2/3 Sr 4/3 MnO4 superlattice. Phys Stat Sol (2012).
  • Andrew Aquila, Mark S. Hunter, R. Bruce Doak, Richard A. Kirian, Petra Fromme, Thomas A. White, Jakob Andreasson, David Arnlund, Sa!a Bajt, Thomas R. M. Barends, Miriam Barthelmess, Michael J. Bogan, Christoph Bostedt, Hervé Bottin, John D. Bozek, Carl Caleman, Nicola Coppola, Jan Davidsson, Daniel P. DePonte, Veit Elser, Sascha W. Epp, Benjamin Erk, Holger Fleckenstein, Lutz Foucar, Matthias Frank,Raimund Fromme, Heinz Graafsma, Ingo Grotjohann, Lars Gumprecht, Janos Hajdu, Christina Y. Hampton, Andreas Hartmann, Robert Hartmann, Stefan Hau-Riege, Günter Hauser, Helmut Hirsemann, Peter Holl, James M. Holton, André Hömke, Linda Johansson, Nils Kimmel, Stephan Kassemeyer, Faton Krasniqi, Kai-Uwe Kühnel, Mengning Liang, Lukas Lomb, Erik Malmerberg, Stefano Marchesini, Andrew V. Martin, Filipe R.N.C. Maia, Marc Messerschmidt, Karol Nass, Christian Reich, Richard Neutze, Daniel Rolles, Benedikt Rudek, Artem Rudenko, Ilme Schlichting, Carlo Schmidt, Kevin E. Schmidt, Joachim Schulz, M. Marvin Seibert, Robert L. Shoeman, Raymond Sierra, Heike Soltau, Dmitri Starodub, Francesco Stellato, Stephan Stern, Lothar Strüder, Nicusor Timneanu, Joachim Ullrich, Xiaoyu Wang, Garth J. Williams, Georg Weidenspointner, Uwe Weierstall, Cornelia Wunderer, Anton Barty, John C. H. Spence, and Henry N. Chapman. Time-resolved protein nanocrystallography using an X-ray free-electron laser. Optics Express (2012).
  • J.C.H.Spence, U. Weierstall and H.N.Chapman. X-ray lasers for structural and dynamic biology. Rep Prog Phys (2012).
  • Linda C. Johansson1, David Arnlund1, Thomas A. White2, Gergely Katona1, Daniel P. DePonte2, Uwe Weierstall3, R. Bruce Doak3, Robert L. Shoeman4, Lukas Lomb4, Erik Malmerberg1, Jan Davidsson5, Karol Nass6, Mengning Liang2, Jakob Andreasson3, Andrew Aquila2, Saša Bajt4, Miriam Barthelmess7, Anton Barty2, Michael J. Bogan8, Christoph Bostedt9, John D. Bozek9, Carl Caleman2, Ryan Coffee9, Nicola Coppola2¤, Tomas Ekeberg3, Sascha W. Epp10,11, Benjamin Erk10,11, Holger Fleckenstein2, Lutz Foucar4,10, Petra Fromme12, Heinz Graafsma7, Lars Gumprecht2, Janos Hajdu13, Christina Y. Hampton5, Robert Hartmann14, Andreas Hartmann14, Günter Hauser15, Helmut Hirsemann7, Peter Holl14, James M. Holton16, Mark S. Hunter12, Stephan Kassemeyer4, Nils Kimmel15, Richard A. Kirian3, Fillipe R.N.C. Maia16, Stefano Marchesini16, Andrew V. Martin2, Christian Reich14, Daniel Rolles4,10, Benedikt Rudek10,11, Artem Rudenko10,11, Ilme Schlichting4,10, Joachim Schulz2, M. Marvin Seibert3#, Raymond Sierra8, Heike Soltau14, Dimitri Starodub8, Francesco Stellato2, Stephan Stern2, Lothar Strüder10,15, Nicusor Timneanu13, Joachim Ullrich10,11, X. Wang3, Georg Weidenspointner15,17, Cornelia Wunderer4, Henry N. Chapman2,6, John C. H. Spence3, Richard Neutze1. Lipidic phase membrane protein femtosecond nanocrystallography. Nature methods (2012).
  • N. Jiang and J.C.H.Spence. On the dose rate threshold of beam damage in TEM. Ultramicroscopy (2012).
  • R. Falcone, C. Jacobsen, J. Kirz, S. Marchesini, D. Shapiro and John C.H. Spence. New directions in X-ray microscopy. Contemp. Phys (2012).
  • R.B. Doak*, D.P. DePonte†, G. Nelson*, F. Camacho-Alanis*, A. Ros*, J.C.H. Spence*, and U. Weierstall*. Microscopic Linear Liquid Streams in Vacuum: Injection of Solvated Biological Samples into X-Ray Free Electron Lasers. Rare Gas Dynamics (2012).
  • Rudolf Koopmann, Karolina Cupelli Lars Redecke, Karol Nass, Daniel DePonte, Thomas A. White, Francesco Stellato, Dirk Rehders, Mengning Liang, Jakob Andreasson, Andrew Aquila, Sasa Bajt, Miriam Barthelmess, Anton Barty, Michael J. Bogan, Christoph Bostedt, John D. Bozek, Carl Caleman, Nicola Coppola, Jan Davidsson, R. Bruce Doak, Tomas Ekeberg, Sascha W. Epp, Benjamin Erk, Holger Fleckenstein, Lutz Foucar, Heinz Graafsma, Lars Gumprecht, Janos Hajdu, Christina Y. Hampton, Andreas Hartmann, Robert Hartmann, Günter Hauser, Helmut Hirsemann, Peter Holl, Mark S. Hunter, Stephan Kassemeyer, Nils Kimmel, Richard A. Kirian, Lukas Lomb, Filipe R.N.C. Maia, Andrew V. Martin3 Christian Reich, Daniel Rolles, Benedikt Rudek, Artem Rudenko, Ilme Schlichting, Joachim Schulz, M. Marvin Seibert, Robert L. Shoeman, Raymond G. Sierra, Heike Soltau, Stephan Stern, Lothar Strüder, Nicusor Timneanu, Joachim Ullrich, Xiaoyu Wang, Georg Weidenspointner, Uwe Weierstall, Cornelia Wunderer, Petra Fromme, John C.H. Spence, Thilo Stehle, Henry N. Chapman, Christian Betzel, and Michael Duszenko,. In-vivo crystallization opens new routes to structural biology. Nature methods (2012).
  • Sébastien Boutet, Lukas Lomb, Garth J. Williams, Thomas R. M. Barends, Andrew Aquila, R. Bruce Doak, Uwe Weierstall, Daniel P. DePonte, Jan Steinbrener, Robert L. Shoeman, Marc Messerschmidt, Anton Barty, Thomas A. White, Stephan Kassemeyer, Richard A. Kirian, M. Marvin Seibert, Paul A. Montanez, Chris Kenney, Ryan Herbst, Philip Hart, Jack Pines, Gunther Haller, Sol M. Gruner, Hugh T. Philipp, Mark W. Tate, Marianne Hromalik, Lucas J. Koerner, Niels van Bakel, John Morse, Wilfred Ghonsalves, David Arnlund, Michael J. Bogan, Carl Caleman, Raimund Fromme, Christina Y. Hampton, Mark S. Hunter, Linda Johansson, Gergely Katona, Christopher Kupitz, Mengning Liang, Andrew V. Martin, Karol Nass, Lars Redecke, Francesco Stellato, Nicusor Timneanu, Dingjie Wang, Nadia A. Zatsepin, Donald Schafer, James Defever, Richard Neutze, Petra Fromme, John C. H. Spence, Henry N. Chapman. Ilme Schlichting. High-Resolution Protein Structure Determination by Serial Femtosecond Crystallography. Science (2012).
  • Stephan Kassemeyer, Jan Steinbrener, Lukas Lomb, Elisabeth Hartmann, Andrew Aquila, Anton Barty, Andrew V. Martin, Christina Y. Hampton, Saša Bajt, Miriam Barthelmess, Thomas R.M. Barends, Christoph Bostedt, Mario Bott, John D. Bozek, Nicola Coppola, Max Cryle, Daniel P. DePonte, R. Bruce Doak, Sascha W. Epp, Benjamin Erk, Holger Fleckenstein, Lutz Foucar, Heinz Graafsma, Lars Gumprecht, Andreas Hartmann, Robert Hartmann, Günter Hauser, Helmut Hirsemann, André Hömke, Peter Holl, Olof Jönsson, Nils Kimmel, Faton Krasniqi, Mengning Liang, Filipe Maia, Stefano Marchesini, Karol Nass, Christian Reich, Daniel Rolles, Benedikt Rudek, Artem Rudenko, Carlo Schmidt, Joachim Schulz, Robert L. Shoeman, Raymond Sierra, Heike Soltau, John C. H. Spence, Francesco Stellato, Stephan Stern, Gunter Stier, Martin Svenda, Georg Weidenspointner, Uwe Weierstall, Thomas A. White, Cornelia Wunderer, Matthias Frank, Henry N. Chapman, Joachim Ullrich, Lothar Strüder, Michael J. Bogan, and Ilme Schlichting. Femtosecond Free-electron Laser X-ray Diffraction Data Sets for Development. Optics Express (2012).
  • U. Weierstall, J.C.H.Spence and R.B.Doak. Injector for scattering measurements on fully solvated specie. Rev. Sci Instr (2012).
  • J.C.H.Spence, U. Weierstall and H. Chapman. X-ray lasers for structural and dynamic biology. (2012).
  • B. Gipson, D. Masiel, N. Browning, J. Spence, K. Mitsuika, H. Stahlberg,. Automatic recovery of missing amplitudes and phases in tilt-limited electron crystallography of 2D crystals. Phys Rev (2011).
  • Chapman HN, Fromme P, Barty A, White T, Kirian R, Aquila A, Hunter M, Schulz J, DePonte D, Weierstall U, Doak R, Maia F, Martin A, Schlichting I, Lomb L, Coppola N, Shoeman R, Epp S, Hartmann R, Rolles D, Rudenko A, Foucar L, Kimmel N, Weidenspointner G, Holl P, Liang M, Barthelmess M, Caleman C, Boutet S, Bogan M, Krzywinski J, Bostedt C, Bajt S, Gumprecht L, Rudek B, Erk B, Schmidt C, Hömke A, Reich C, Pietschner D, Strüder l, Hauser G, Gorke H, Ullrich J, Herrmann S, Schaller G, Schopper F, Soltau H, Kühnel K-U, Messerschmidt M, Bozek J, Hau-Riege S, Frank M, Hampton C, Sierra R, Starodub D, Williams G, Hajdu J, Timneanu N, Seibert M, Andreasson J, Rocker A, Jönsson O, Stern S, Nass K, Andritschke R, Schröter C-D, Krasniqi F, Bott M, Schmidt K, Wang X, Grotjohann I, Holton J, Marchesini S, Schorb S, Rupp D, Adolph M, Gorkhover T, Svenda M, Hirsemann H, Potdevin G, Graafsma H, Nilsson B, Spence J.C.H. Femtosecond X-ray protein nanocrystallography. Nature (2011).
  • D. DePonte, J. McKeown, U. Weierstall, R. Doak and J.C.H.Spence. Towards EFTEM serial crystallography: electron diffraction from liquid jets. Ultramicroscopy (2011).
  • D. K Saldin, H.C. Poon, M.J. Bogan, S. Marchesini, D. A. Shapiro, R.A. Kirian, U. Weierstall, J.C.H.Spence. New light on disordered ensembles: Ab-initio structure determination of one particle from scattering fluctuations of many copies. Phys Rev Letts (2011).
  • J. Spence, R. Kirian, X. Wang, K. Schmidt, U. Weierstall, J. Holton, T. White, H.Chapman , A. Barty and S. Marchesini. Phasing of coherent femtosecond X-ray diffraction from size-varying nanocrystals. Opitics Express (2011).
  • J.T. McKeown, V.R. Radmilovic, R.Gronsky, and A.M. Glaeser. Silicide characterization at alumina-niobium interfaces. J Mat Sci (2011).
  • Lukas Lomb, Thomas R.M. Barends7, Anton Barty1, Thomas A. White1, Richard A. Kirian4, Andrew Aquila1, Joachim Schulz1, Daniel P. DePonte1, Uwe Weierstall4, R. Bruce Doak4, Filipe R.N.C. Maia5, Andrew Martin1, Nicola Coppola1, Robert L. Shoeman7, Sascha W. Epp6,8, Robert Hartmann9, Daniel Rolles6,7, Artem Rudenko6,8, Lutz Foucar6,7, Nils Kimmel10, Georg Weidenspointner11,10, Peter Holl9, Mengning Liang1, Miriam Barthelmess12, Carl Caleman1, Sébastien Boutet13, Michael J. Bogan14, Jacek Krzywinski13, Christoph Bostedt13, Saša Bajt12, Lars Gumprecht1, Benedikt Rudek6,8, Benjamin Erk6,8, Carlo Schmidt6,8, André Hömke6,8, Christian Reich9, Daniel Pietschner10, Lothar Strüder6,10, Günter Hauser10, Hubert Gorke15, Joachim Ullrich6,8, Sven Herrmann10, Gerhard Schaller10, Florian Schopper10, Heike Soltau9, Kai-Uwe Kühnel8, Marc Messerschmidt13, John D. Bozek13, Stefan P. Hau-Riege16, Anton Meinhart7, Maike Gebhardt7, Petra Fromme3, Mark S. Hunter3, Matthias Frank16, Christina Y. Hampton14, Raymond Sierra14, Dmitri Starodub14, Garth J. Williams13, Janos Hajdu5, Nicusor Timneanu5, M. Marvin Seibert5, Jakob Andreasson5, Andrea Rocker5, Olof Jönsson5, Stephan Stern1, Karol Nass2, Robert Andritschke10, Claus-Dieter Schröter8, Faton Krasniqi6,7, Mario Bott7, Kevin E. Schmidt4, Xiaoyu Wang4, James Holton17, Stefano Marchesini17, Sebastian Schorb18, Daniela Rupp18, Marcus Adolph18, Tais Gorkhover18, Martin Svenda5, Helmut Hirsemann12, Guillaume Potdevin12, Heinz Graafsma12, Björn Nilsson12, John C. H. Spence4, Henry N. Chapman1,2 and Ilme Schlichting. Radiation damage in protein serial femtosecond crystallography using an X-ray free-electron laser". Phys Rev (2011).
  • M. Marvin Seibert (1)*, Tomas Ekeberg (1)*, Filipe R. N. C. Maia (1)*, Martin Svenda (1), Jakob Andreasson (1), Olof Jönsson (1), Duško Odic (1), Bianca Iwan (1), Andrea Rocker (1), Daniel Westphal (1), Henry N. Chapman (2,3), Daniel P. DePonte (2), Anton Barty (2), Joachim Schulz (2), Lars Gumprecht (2), Nicola Coppola (2), Andrew Aquila (2), Mengning Liang (2), Thomas White (2), Andrew Martin (2), Stephan Stern (2), Chantal Abergel (4), Virginie Tichanné-Seltzer (4), Jean-Michel Claverie (4), John D. Bozek (5), Christoph Bostedt (5), Sebastien Boutet (5), A. Alan Miahnahri (5), Marc Messerschmidt (5), Jacek Krzywinski (5), Garth Williams (5), Keith O. Hodgson (5), Michael J. Bogan (6), Christina Hampton (6), Raymond Sierra (6), Dmitri Starodub (6), Inger Andersson (7), Saša Bajt (8), Miriam Barthelmess (8), John C. H. Spence (9), Petra Fromme (10), Uwe Weierstall (9), Rick Kirian (9), Mark Hunter (10), Bruce Doak (9), Stefano Marchesini (11), Stefan Hau-Riege (12), Matthias Frank (12), Robert L. Shoeman (13), Lukas Lomb (13), Sascha Epp (14), Robert Hartmann (15), Daniel Rolles (14, 16), Artem Rudenko (14, 16), Carlo Schmidt (14, 16), Lutz Foucar (13, 14), Nils Kimmel (15), Peter Holl (15, 17), Benedikt Rudek (14, 16), Benjamin Erk (14, 16), André Hömke (14, 16), Christian Reich (15, 17), Daniel Pietschner (15), Georg Weidenspointner (15, 18), Lothar Strüder (14, 15), Günther Hauser (15), Hubert Gorke (19), Joachim Ullrich (14, 16), Ilme Schlichting (13, 14), Sven Herrmann (15), Gerhard Schaller (15), Florian Schopper (15), Heike Soltau (17), Kai-Uwe Kühnel (20), Robert Andritschke (15), Claus-Dieter Schröter (16), Faton Krasniqi (13, 14), Mario Bott (13), Sebastian Schorb (20), Daniela Rupp (20), Marcus Adolph (20), Tais Gorkhover (20), Helmut Hirsemann (8), Guillaume Potdevin (8), Heinz Graafsma (8), Björn Nilsson (8), Janos Hajdu. Single Mimivirus particles imaged on-the-fly with an X-ray laser. Nature (2011).
  • M. S. Hunter, R. Kirian, D. Shapiro, D. Deponte, S. Marchesini, X Wang, D. Starodub, U. Weierstall, R.B. Doak,, J.C.H Spence, P. Fromme. X-ray diffraction from protein nanocrystals. Biophys J (2011).
  • N. Jiang and J.C.H.Spence. In-situ EELS study of dehydration of Al(OH)3 by electron-beam irradiation. Ultramicroscopy (2011).
  • N. Jiang and J.C.H.Spence. On the dose rate threshold of beam damage in TEM. Ultramic (2011).
  • P. Fromme and J.C.H. Spence. Femtosecond nanocrystallography using X-ray lasers for membrane protein structure determination. Curr Opinion Struct Biol (2011).
  • R. Falcone, C. Jacobsen, J. Kirz, S. Marchesini, D. Shapiro and John C.H. Spence. New directions in X-ray microscopy. Contemp Phys (2011).
  • R. Kirian, K.E. Schmidt, X. Wang, B. Doak and John C.H.Spence. Signal, noise and resolution in correlated fluctuations from snapshot SAXS". Phys Rev (2011).
  • Richard A. Kirian, Thomas White, James Holton, Henry N. Chapman, Petra Fromme, Anton Barty, Lukas Lomb, Andrew Aquila, Filipe Maia, Andrew Martin, Raimund Fromme, Xiaoyu Wang, Mark Hunter, Kevin Schmidt, and John C. H. Spence. Structure factor analysis of femtosecond microdiffraction patterns from protein nanocrystals". Acta Cryst (2011).
  • X. Chen and J.C.H.Spence. On the measurement of the Casimir Torque. Phys Stat Sol (2011).
  • A coherent photofield electron source for fast diffractive and point-projection imaging. J.C.H. Spence, T. Vecchione and U. Weierstall. Phil Mag (2010).
  • A. Ganan-Calvo, D. DePonte, M. Herrada, R.B.Doak, U. Weierstall and J.C.H. Spence. Liquid capillary nano-jet in free-jet expansion- a new mode. Small (2010).
  • B. Jiang, J.Zuo, D. Holec, C. Humphreys, M. Spackman and J.C.H.Spence. Combined structure factor phase measurement and theoretical calculations for mapping of chemical bonds in GaN. Acta Cryst A (2010).
  • D. Saldin, V. Shneerson, M. Howells, S. Marchesini, H. Chapman M. Bogan, D. Shapiro, R. Kirian, K. Schmidt and J. Spence. Structure of a single particle from scattering by many particles randomly oriented about an axis toward structure solution without crystallization. New J Phys (2010).
  • D.K. Saldin, H.C.Poon, V. Shneerson, M. Howells, H. Chapman, R. Kirian, K. Schmidt and J.C.H.Spence. Beyond small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS): Exploiting angular correlations. Phys. Rev. B (2010).
  • H. Muller, Jian Jin, R. Danev, J. Spence, R.M. Glaeser. Design of an electron microscope phase plate using a focussed continuous-wave laser. New Journal of Physics (2010).
  • J. Sugar, J. McKeown, V. Radmilovic, A. Glaeser, R. Gronsky. Encapsulation-induced stabilization of dimensionallly restricted metallic alloy wires. Acta Mat (2010).
  • N. Jiang. Electronic ionization induced atomic migration in spinel MgAl2O4. J. Nucl. Mat (2010).
  • N. Jiang, D. Su, J. Qiu, J.C.H.Spence. On the formation of Na nanoparticles in fs-laser irradiated glasses. J. Appl Phys (2010).
  • R. Kirian, X. Wang, U. Weierstall, K. Schmidt, J. Spence, M. Hunter, P. Fromme, T. White, H. Chapman and J. Holton. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography - data analysis methods. Optics Express (2010).
  • . . Review of: The battery. How portable power sparked a technological revolution (2010).
  • J.C.H.Spence, D.K. Saldin, R. Kirian and U. Weierstall. Pump-probe electron gas diffraction - reconstruction of one molecules from many using angular correlations. Proceedings of the Microscopy Society of America (2010).
  • D. DePonte, R. Doak, M. Hunter, Z. Liu, U. Weierstall, J.C.H.Spence. SEM imaging of liquid jets. Micron (2009).
  • J. McKeown and J.C.H.Spence. The kinematic convergent beam method for solving nanocrystal structures. J. Appl. Phys (2009).
  • J.C.H.Spence. Two-wavelength inversion of multiply-scattered soft X-ray intensities to charge density. Acta. Cryst (2009).
  • John Spence, S Marchesini, H Miao, D Sayre, D Shapiro, M Howells, T Beetz, H Chapman, C Cui, J Holton, C Jacobsen, J Kirz, E Lima. An assessment of the resolution limitation due to radiation-damage in X-ray diffraction microscopy. J. Elec. Spectr. Rel Phenom (2009).
  • N. Jiang and J. Spence. Intepretation of O K-edge EELS in zircon using a structural variation approach. Ultramic (2009).
  • N. Jiang and J.C.H.Spence. Radiation damage in zircon by high-energy electron beams. J. Appl. Phys (2009).
  • N. Jiang, D. Su, J. Spence and A. Howie. Valence electron energy-loss spectroscopy of nanoporous MgO. Appl. Phys. Letts (2009).
  • N. Jiang, D. Su, J. Qiu, J. Spence. Microstructures induced by femtosecond laser pulses inside glasses. J. Mat. Res (2009).
  • N. Jiang, D. Su, J.C.H.Spence. Volume plasmon of bismuth nanoparticles embedded in SiO2 matrix. Solid State Communications (2009).
  • . . Review of: The age of wonder (2009).
  • A. Barty, , A Artyukhin, T Baumann, T Willey, T Buuren, J Stolken, J Kinney, John Spence, S Marchesini, H Chapman, M Howells, C Cui, A Minor, U Weierstall, A Noy. Three-dimensional ceramic nanofoam lattice structure determination using coherent X-ray diffractive imaging: insights into deformation mechansisms. Phys Rev Letts (2008).
  • D. De Ponte, U. Weirstall, D. Starodub, J. Warner, J.C.H.Spence, R.B.Doak. Gas dynamic virtual nozzle for generation of microscopic droplet streams. J. Phys D Appl Phys (2008).
  • D. Starodub, P. Rez, M. Howells, D. Shapiro, H. Chapman, P. Fromme, K. Schmidt, U. Weierstall, R. Doak, J. Spence. Dose, exposure time and resolution in serial crystallography. J. Synch. Res (2008).
  • D. Su, N. Jiang, J.C.H.Spence. Feng He, W. Petuskey. On the dehydration mechanism of Mg(OH)2 by a high energy electron beam. J. Appl. Phys (2008).
  • D.A. Shapiro, D. De Ponte, R.B. Doak, P. Fromme, G. Hembree, M. Hunter, S. Marchesini, K. Schmidt, U. Weierstall, J.C.H.Spence. Powder diffraction from a continuous microjet of nanoscale protein crystals. J. Synch Rad (2008).
  • J.C.H.Spence. Two-wavelength inversion of multiply-scattered soft X-ray intensities to charge density. Acta. Cryst (2008).
  • J.C.H.Spence. Ultrafast diffract-and-destroy movies. Nature Photonics (2008).
  • J.C.H.Spence and P. Hawkes. Diffract and Destroy : Will X-ray lasers solve the radiation damage problem ?. Ultramic (2008).
  • K. Schmidt, J. Spence, U. Weierstall, D. Starodub, H. Chapman, M. Howells, B. Doak. Triple-beam tomographic femtosecond X-ray diffractive imaging. Phys Rev Letts (2008).
  • N. Jiang, D. Su and J.C.H.Spence. Comparison of Mg L23 edges in MgO and Mg(OH)2 - importance of medium range structure. Ultramic (2008).
  • N. Jiang, J. Qiu, J.C.H.Spence and C.J.Humphreys. Observation of long-range compositional fluctuations in glasses: implications for atomic and electronic structure. Micron (2008).
  • Stefano Marchesini1, 2, Sébastien Boutet3, 4, Anne E. Sakdinawat5, Michael J. Bogan1, Saša Bajt1, Anton Barty1, Henry N. Chapman1, Matthias Frank1, Stefan P. Hau-Riege1, Abraham Szöke1, Congwu Cui2, David A. Shapiro2, Malcolm R. Howells2, John C. H. Spence6, Joshua W. Shaevitz7 , Johanna Y. Lee8, Janos Hajdu4, 3, Marvin M. Seibert4. Ultrafast, ultrabright, X-ray holography using a uniformly redundant array. Nature Photonics (2008).
  • U Weierstall, H Chapman, R Doak, John Spence, D Starodub, D Shapiro, P Kennedy, J Warner, G Hembree, P Fromme. Droplet beams for serial crystallography of proteins. Experiments in fluids (2008).
  • J.C.H.Spence and J.M. Cowley. Electron diffraction and Microscopy, Chapter 2.5. International Tables for Crystallography (2008).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond Protein crystallography. IUCr (2008).
  • Spence, John. 3 two-page abstracts of talks Micros Soc of America. Springer (2008).
  • J.C.H. Spence and P. Hawkes. Diffract and destroy; will X-ray lasers solve the radiation damage problem ?. (2008).
  • H He, C Nelson. A method of combining STEM image with parallel beam diffraction and electron-optical conditions for diffractive imaging. Ultramic (2007).
  • H Chapman, John Spence, U Weierstall, T Beetz, C Jacobsen, D Shapiro, A Barty, T Beetz, C Cui, H He, M Howells, S Marchesini, A Noy, R Rosen. High resolution three-dimensional X-ray diffraction microscopy. J. Opt. Soc. Am (2006).
  • J Wu, John Spence, M O'Keeffe, K Leinenweber. Ab initio phasing of X-ray powder diffraction patterns by charge flipping. Nature Materials (2006).
  • John Spence, H Kolar, G Hembree, C Humphreys, J Barnard, R Datta, C Koch, F Ross, J Justo. Imaging dislocation cores - the way forward. Phil Mag (2006).
  • John Spence, Joel Quispe, Bridget Carragher, Jinsong Wu, Byeong-ho Eom, Richard Packard. Determination of hole sizes in nanoscale molecular filters by transmission electron microscopy. Ultramic (2006).
  • John Spence, N Jiang. EELS of hydroxyl (OH) compound Al(OH)3. (2006).
  • John Spence, Peter Hirsch, D Cockayne, M Whelan. 50 Years of Dislocations. Philosophical Magazine (2006).
  • John Spence, S Marchesini, H Miao, D Sayre, D Shapiro, M Howells, T Beetz, H Chapman, C Cui, J Holton, C Jacobsen, J Kirz, E Lima. An assessment of the resolution limitation due to radiation-damage in X-ray diffraction microscopy. J. Elec. Spectr. Rel Phenom (2006).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, R Doak, D Starodub. Protein-doped droplet beams for laser-aligned serial crystallography. Proc Micros Soc Am (2006).
  • N Jiang, B Jiang, R Erni, N Browning, John Spence. Experimental and theoretical improvements on understanding of the O K-edge of TeO2. Ultramicroscopy (2006).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Can near-edge structure of Bi L3 edge determine the formal valence states of Bi ?. J. Phys (Cond Matt) (2006).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Interpretation of Oxygen K pre-edge peak in complex oxides. Ultramicroscopy (2006).
  • Hawkes, P W, Spence, John Charles. Science of Microsocopy. (2006).
  • . . Science of Microscopy (2006).
  • Spence, John Charles (Author) . Electron crystallography. The way forward. Electron Crystallography (2006).
  • Marchesini, S, Chapman, H, Barty, A, Howells, M, Spence, John, Cui, C, Weierstall, U, Noy, A, Hau-Riege, S, Kinney, J, Shapiro, D, Beetz, T, Jacobsen, C, Minor, A, He, H, Lima, E. Progress in three-dimensional coherent X-ray diffraction imaging. (2006).
  • Spence, John. Diffractive imaging with electrons, X-rays and neutrons. (2006).
  • Weierstall, U, Spence, John, Doak, R, Starodub, D. Protein-doped droplet beams for laser-aligned serial crystallography. (2006).
  • D Starodub, A Barty, H Chapman, R Doak, K Schmidt, U Weierstall, J Wu, John Spence, M Howells, M Marcus, D Shapiro. Damped and thermal motion of laser-aligned hydrated macro-molecules in beams. J. Chem. Phys (2005).
  • J Wu, John Spence. Phasing diffraction data from a stream of hydrated proteins. J. Opt. Soc. Am (2005).
  • J Wu, John Spence. Reconstruction of complex single-particle images using charge-flipping algorithm. Acta Cryst (2005).
  • John Spence. Electron diffraction from a laser-aligned beam of large hydrated molecules. J. Elect. Micros (2005).
  • John Spence, J Wu, Uwe Weierstall. Diffractive electron imaging of nanoparticles on a substrate. Nature Materials (2005).
  • John Spence, K Schmidt, J Wu, G Hembree, U Weierstall, B Doak, P Fromme. Diffraction and imaging from a beam of laser-aligned proteins: resolution limits. Acta Cryst (2005).
  • John Spence, R Doak, D Starodub, U Weierstall. Microscopic Rayleigh Droplet Beams. Proc Am. Phys. Soc. Fluid Dynamics (2005).
  • John Spence, T Veccione, U Weierstall, G Hembree. A monochromatic laser-pulsed picosecond electron field-emitter. Proc MSA (2005).
  • M Spackman, B Jiang, T Groy, H He, A Whitten, John Spence. Phase measurement for accurate mapping of chemical bonds. Phys Rev Letts (2005).
  • N Jiang, J Qiu, John Spence. Precipitation of Ge nanoparticles from GeO2 glasses in the transmission electron microscope. Appl Phys Letts (2005).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Comment on "Extended energy loss fine structure simulation of the local boron environment in aluminosilicate glasses containing gadolinium. J. Non-cryst. Solids (2005).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Electron energy-loss spectroscopy of O K-edge of NbO2, MoO2 and WO2. Phys Rev (2005).
  • T Kim, K Moore, A Schwartz, H He, John Spence, K Downing, S Lazar, F Tichelear, S Borisoenko, M Knupfer, P Hofmann, J Wells, C Kirkegaard, Z Li, S Hoffman, J Gayone, I Fernaqndez-Torrente, P Haberle, J Pascual. Evidence against a charge-density wave on Bi (111). Phys Rev (2005).
  • . . X-ray Microscopy 2005 (2005).
  • A Pogrebnyakov, X Xi, M Johannes, D Kasinathan, W Pickett, J Wu, John Spence, J Redwing, S Raghavan, V Vaithyanathan, D Schlom, S Xu, Li Qi, D Tenne, A Soukiassian. Increasing the Tc of MgB2 by strain-induced E2g phonon softening. Phys Rev Letts (2004).
  • B Carrozzini, U Weierstall, John Spence, G Cascarnao, L De Caro, C Giacovazzo, H Chapman, S Marchesini, M Howells, H He, J Wu. Phasing diffuse scattering. Application of the SIR2002 algorithm to the non-crystallographic phase problem. Acta Cryst (2004).
  • J Friis, B Jiang, John Spence, K Marthinsen, R Holmstad. Extinction-free electron diffraction refinement of bonding in SrTiO3. Acta Cryst (2004).
  • J Friis, G Madsen, F Larsen, B Jiang, K Marthinsen, R Holmstadt, John Spence. Magnesium: Comparison of density functional theory calculations with electron and X-ray diffraction experiments. J. Chem Phys (2004).
  • J Qiu, X Jiang, C Zhu, M Shirai, J Si, N Jiang, K Hirao, John Spence. Manipulation of gold nanoparticles inside transparent materials. Angew Chem. Int. Ed (2004).
  • J Sun, B Jaing, John Spence. EELS near-edge structure in the Laves-phase compounds TiCr2 and TiCo2. Phy Rev (2004).
  • J Sun, B Jiang, John Spence. Ab initio calculation of the phase stability, mechanical properties and electronic structure of ZrCr2 Laves phase compounds. Phil Mag (2004).
  • J Wu, John Spence. Phase extension in crystallography using the iterative Fineup-Gerchberg-Saxton algorithm and Hilbert transforms. Acta Cryst (2004).
  • J Wu, John Spence, M O'Keeffe, T Groy. Application of a modified Ozlanyi-Suto algorithm to experimental data. Acta Cryst (2004).
  • J Wu, N Jiang, John Spence, A Pogrebnyakov, J Redwing, X Xi. Interface structures in MgB2 thin films on (0001) SiC. Appl Phys Letts (2004).
  • John Spence, B Doak. Single Molecule diffraction. Phys Rev Letts (2004).
  • John Spence, B Jiang, J Friis, J Holmstad, J Zuo, M O'Keeffe. Electron density and implications for bonding in copper. Phys Rev B (2004).
  • John Spence, H He, M Howells, S Marchesini, H Chapman, U Weierstall. Use of extended and prepared reference objects in experimental Fourier transform X-ray holography. Appl Phys Letts (2004).
  • John Spence, J Wu. Phase extension for crystalline monolayers by iterative methods with histogram and fractional-index constraints. Acta Cryst. A (2004).
  • John Spence, J Wu, N Melcer, W Sharp, O Yaghi. Structural study of new hydrocarbon nano-crystals by energy-filtered electron diffraction. Ultramic (2004).
  • John Spence, J Wu, Uwe Weierstall, C Koch. Iterative phase retrieval without support. Optics Letters (2004).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, M Howells. Coherence and sampling requirements for diffractive imaging. Ultramic (2004).
  • N Jiang, B Jiang, John Spence, S Lee, S Tajima. Dislocations in MgB2. Phil Mag Letts (2004).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Core-hole effects on electron energy-loss spectroscopy of LiO2. Phys Rev (2004).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Intermediate-range structure of tellurite glasses from near-edge absorption spectra. Phys Rev (2004).
  • N Jiang, John Spence. Modeling core-hole effects on electron energy loss spectroscopy of TeO2. Phys Rev (2004).
  • S Hau-Riege, John Spence, H Szoke, H Chapman, A Szoke, S Marchesini, A Noy, H He, M Howells, U Weierstall. Speden. Reconstructing single particles from their diffraction patterns. Acta Cryst (2004).
  • Spence, John Charles. STEM for Nanoscience. American Scientific (2003).
  • B Jiang, J Zuo, J Friis, John Spence. On the consistency of QCBED structure factor measurements for TiO2 (Rutile). Micros and Microan (2003).
  • B Jiang, J Zuo, M O'Keefe, John Spence. Charge density and chemical bonding in rutile TiO2. Acta Cryst A (2003).
  • B Jiang, N Jiang, John Spence. Core-hole effects on the B-K edge of MgB2. J. Phys C (Cond mat) (2003).
  • C Koch, John Spence. A useful disentanglement of the exponential of the sum of two non-commuting matrices, one of which is diagonal. J. Phys A (Math Phys) (2003).
  • G Hembree, C Koch, John Spence. A quantitative nanodiffraction system for ultra-high vacuum scanning transmission electron microscopy. Micros and Microan (2003).
  • H He, S Marchesini, M Howells, U Weierstall, G Hembree, John Spence. Experimental lensless soft-X-ray imaging using iterative algorithms: phasing diffuse scattering. Acta Cryst A (2003).
  • H He, S Marchesini, M Howells, U Weierstall, H Chapman, S Hau-Riege, A Noy, John Spence. Inversion of X-ray diffuse scattering to images using prepared objects. Phys Rev B (2003).
  • J Wu, John Spence. Low-dose, low temperature CBED analysis of Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Micros and Microan (2003).
  • J Wu, John Spence. Structure and bonding in alpha-copper thalocyanine by electron diffraction. Acta Cryst A (2003).
  • John Spence. Lensless imaging with soft Xrays. Int Union of Crystallography Newsletter (2003).
  • John Spence. Oxygen in crystals - seeing is believing. Science (2003).
  • John Spence, H Poon, D Saldin. Convergent-Beam Low Energy Electron Diffraction (CBLEED) and the Measurement of Surface Dipole Layers. Micros and Microan (2003).
  • John Spence, J Friis, B Jiang, R Holmestad. Quantitative CBED measurements of low order structure factors in copper. Micros and Microan (2003).
  • John Spence, J Wu. A new thin-film phase of pentacene. J. Appl Cryst (2003).
  • John Spence, J Wu, C Giacovazzo, B Carrozzini, G Cascarano, H Padmore. Solving non-periodic structures using Direct Methods: Phasing diffuse scattering. Acta Cryst (2003).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, J Qiu, A Ellison, J Silcox. Manipulation of Gold Nanoparticles inside Transparent Materials. Phys. Rev. B (2003).
  • John Spence, P Hawkes. Inversion schemes for multiple scattering. Yearbook of the EMS (2003).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, K Downing, R Glaeser. Three-dimensional diffractive imaging for crystalline monolayers with one-dimensional compact support. J. Struct Biol (2003).
  • N Jiang, J Denlinger, John Spence. Electronic structure and oxygen bonding in CaSiO3 silicate. J. Phys C (Cond Matter) (2003).
  • Nan Jiang, Gary Hembree, John Spence, J Qui, J Silcox. Nano-ring formation by direct-write inorganic STEM lithography. Appl Phys Letts (2003).
  • S Marchesini, H He, H Chapman, S Hau-Riege, M Howells, U Weierstall, John Spence. X-ray image reconstruction from a diffraction pattern alone. Phys Reb B (2003).
  • S Marchesini, John Spence, U Weierstall, H Chapman, S Hau-Riege, R London, A Szoke, H He, M Howells, H Padmore, R Rosen. Coherent x-ray diffraction imaging at the Advanced Light Source. Optics Express (2003).
  • Uwe Weierstall, John Spence, G Hembree. Tomographic diffractive imaging of monolayer crystals at atomic resolution with one-dimensional compact support. Optics Express (2003).
  • Spence, John Charles. High Resolution Electron Microscopy. (2003).
  • John Spence. Achieving Atomic Resolution. Materials Today (2002).
  • John Spence. Spaced Out Electrons. Electron antibunching. News and Views. Nature (2002).
  • John Spence, B Jiang, J Zuo, Q Chen. Orbital ordering in LaMnO3 and its effect on structure factors. Acta Cryst (2002).
  • John Spence, David Vodak, Matthew Braun, Lycorgos Iordanidis, Jacques Plévert, Michael Stevens, Larry Beck, Michael O'Keeffe, Omar Yaghi. One-Step Synthesis and Crystal Structure of an Oligo(spiro-orthocarbonate). J. Am Chem Soc (2002).
  • John Spence, J Cummings, A Zettl, M McCartney. Electron holography of field-emitting carbon nanotubes. Phys. Rev. Letts (2002).
  • John Spence, J Wu. Kinematic and dynamical CBED for solving thin organic films at low temperature; experimental tests with anthracene. Acta Cryst A (2002).
  • John Spence, M Howells. Synchrotron soft X-ray and field-emission electron sources: a comparison. Ultramic (2002).
  • John Spence, M Howells, P Charalambous, H He, S Marchesini. An off-axis zone-plate monochromator for high powered undulator radiation. Proc SPIE (2002).
  • John Spence, M Stevens. Electron crystallography of a new orthocarbonate. Ultramic (2002).
  • John Spence, M Stevens, M Longo, D Dorset. Structure analysis of polymerized phospholipid bilayer by TED and Direct Methods. Ultramic (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang. On detection of non-bridging oxygen in glasses by electron energy-loss spectroscopy. Solid State Communications (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang. Ordering energies and occupancies in doped TiAl, and dedicated Alchemi instrumentation. Micros and Microan (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, B Jiang, B Yu, S Li, S Jin. Anisotropic excitons in MgB2 from orientation-dependent EELS. Phys Rev B (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, B Jiang, J Greedan. Electron-irradiation induced formation of Li in lithium manganese oxide. Phil Mag Letts (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, J Qiu. Long range structural fluctuations in a CaO-Al2O3-2SiO2 glass by spatially resolved near-edge spectroscopy. Phys Rev B (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, J Qui, A Gaeta, J Silcox. Nanoscale modification of optical properties in Ge doped SiO2 glass by electron beam irradiation. Appl. Phys. Letts (2002).
  • John Spence, N Jiang, T Eustis, J Cai, F Ponce, J Silcox. Polarity determination by ALCHEMI. App. Phys Letts (2002).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, M Howells. Phase recovery and lensless imaging by Iterative methods in optical and electron diffraction. Phil. Trans (2002).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, Q Chen, M Howells, R Panepucci, M Isaacson. Image reconstruction from electron and Xray diffraction patterns using iterative algorithms: experiments and simulations. Ultramic (2002).
  • John Spence, Y Murakami, D Shindo, M Kikuchi, J Zuo. Resonance and symmetry in ELNES from perovskite-type manganites BiMnO3 and LaMnO3. J. Electr. Microscopy (2002).
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  • Spence, John Charles (Author) . The quantum molecular dynamics approach to atomic processes in fracture - predicting fracture toughness. Understanding Materials (2002).
  • John Spence. Electron Holography. Physics Today (2001).
  • John Spence. Holography of Atoms. Nature (2001).
  • John Spence. Workshop on Lensless Imaging. Synchrotron Radiation News (2001).
  • John Spence, C Koch. Atomic String Holography. Phys. Rev. Letts (2001).
  • John Spence, C Koch. Experimental evidence for dislocation core structures in silicon. Scripta Mat (2001).
  • John Spence, C Koch. On the measurement of dislocation core periods by nanodiffraction. Phil Mag. B (2001).
  • John Spence, J Zuo, J Tao. Nanometer sized regions of charge ordering and charge melting in La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 revealed by electron diffraction. Phys. Rev. B (2001).
  • John Spence, L Allen, C Koch, M Oxley. Inversion of dynamical electron scattering to obtain the crystals potential using data from two thicknesses. Acta (2001).
  • John Spence, M Howells, C Jacobsen, S Marchesini, S Miller, U Weierstall. Toward a practical X-ray Fourier holography at high resolution. Nucl Instr. Methods (2001).
  • John Spence, M Howells, L Marks, J Miao. Lensless Imaging. A Workshop on "New approaches to the Phase Problem for non-periodic objects". Ultramic (2001).
  • John Spence, M O'Keeffe, J Zuo. Have orbitals really been observed?. J. Chem Ed (2001).
  • John Spence, Q Chen, J Tao, J Zuo. Microstructure of La1-xCaxMnO3 studied by TEM. J. Mat. Res (2001).
  • John Spence, U Weierstall, G Hembree. New approaches to the imaging of surface potentials. J. Phys. Cond Matter (2001).
  • John Spence, V Tsirelson, A Avilov, G Lepeshov, A Kulyagin, J Stahn, U Pietsch. Quantitative Analysis of the Inner-Crystal Electrostatic Potential in Rock-Salt Crystals Using Accurate Electron Diffraction Data. Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2001).
  • John Spence, C Koch, C Zorman, M Mehregany, J Chung. Modelling of HREM and nanodiffraction for dislocation kinks and core reconstruction. J. Phys (Cond. Matter) (2000).
  • John Spence, J Zuo. Electron detection characteristics of slow-scan CCD camera, imaging plates and film. Micros Res and Technique (2000).
  • John Spence, J Zuo, M O'Keeffe, M Kim. On closed shell interactions, polar covalences, d shell holes, and direct images of orbitals: the case of cuprite. Angew Chem Int Ed (2000).
  • John Spence, J Zuo, U Weierstall, L Peng. Surface structural sensitivity of convergent beam RHEED:Si (001) 2X1 models compared with dynamical simulations. Ultramicroscopy (2000).
  • John Spence, M Stevens, M Longo. Investigation of polymerized phospholipid monolayer thin film structures by energy-filtered transmission electron diffraction. Proc MSA (2000).
  • John Spence, Q Chen, U Weierstall. Image reconstruction from TEM diffraction patterns using Feinup algorithm. Proc. MSA (2000).
  • John Spence, S Dudarev, L Peng, S Savrasov, J Zuo. Correlation effects in the ground state charge density of Mott insulating NiO: A comparison of ab-initio calculations and HEED measurements. Phys Rev. B (2000).
  • Spence, John, Howells, M, Calef, B, Jacobsen, C, Yu, W. A Modern Approach to X-Ray Holography. (2000).
  • John Spence, D Dyck, H Lichte. Inelastic scattering and holography. Ultramic (1999).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 581Quantum Theory of Solids I
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
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PHY 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 582Quantum Theory of Solids II
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 581Quantum Theory of Solids I
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 582Quantum Theory of Solids II
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 581Quantum Theory of Solids I
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 582Quantum Theory of Solids II
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 581Quantum Theory of Solids I
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 582Quantum Theory of Solids II
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 581Quantum Theory of Solids I
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PHY 582Quantum Theory of Solids II
PHY 792Research
PHY 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Teaching

    PHY 115      Introductory Physics (from summer 1985-88)

    PHY 116      Introductory Physics (from Summer 1985-88)

    PHY 334      Intermediate Laboratory

    PHY 351      Optics - Goodman

    PHY 452      Advanced Optics

    PHY 465      Advanced Laboratory I

    PHY 466      Advanced Laboratory II

    PHY 481      Solid State Physics - Kittel

    PHY 495      Project Research

    PHY 498      Materials Physics (New Course)

    PHY 598      Quantum Optics (New Course) - Loudon

    PHY 331      Electricity and Magnetism (From Summer 1988 -89)-Griffiths.
    PHY 333     Undergraduate electronics lab. - Brophy. 1991

    PHY 321     Mechanics (Arya, Symon) 1993-6

    PHY 122      Laboratory Physics (Mechanics)  1999-2003

    PHY 132      Laboratory Physics  (Electrical)     1999-2003

    PHY  111     Introductory Physics. 2007.

    PHY 3nn      Quantum mechanics. Griffiths.

    PHY 581/2   Graduate Condensed Matter Theory. Ibach and Luth, Ashcroft and Mermin. Ketterson.  2005-1

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  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Caltech dept of chemistry seminar (Oct 2102).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers. Paris Unesco Headquarters. Centenary of X-ray crystallography (Jan 2015).
  • J. Spence. New information on proteins using an X-ray laser. National Cancer Institute (Nov 2014).
  • J. Spence. Some surprises in diffraction physics. Cowley Medal Lecture, Prague, Int. Federation of Microscopy Societies (Sep 2014).
  • J. Spence. X-ray laser data analysis in structure analysis of proteins. Int Union of Crystallography, International conference, Montreal (Aug 2014).
  • J. Spence. Radiation damage in fast imaging and spectroscopy. Faraday Society Discussions. Sheffleld UK (Jul 2014).
  • J. Spence. X-ray free electron lasers for fast atomic imaging. Harvard Colloqium (Mar 2014).
  • J. Spence. Solving protein nano crystals by electron diffraction. Janelia Farms Colloqium (Mar 2014).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for molecular movies. Biophysical Society annual meeting, San Francisco (Feb 2014).
  • J. Spence. Picosecond imaging in electron microscopy. DOE Workshop on fast electron imaging and scattering (Feb 2014).
  • J. Spence. Data Analysis For XFELS. Paul Scherer Institute, Swizerland. Engelberg MUST School (Jan 2014).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for protein structure determination. Purdue University Biochemistry department colloquium (Nov 2013).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for structural biology. Mount Sinai NY Institute for Medical Research/ Columbia University (Nov 2013).
  • J. Spence. Fast electron imaging at atomic resolution. Festschrift conference for Saxton and Smith. PICO (Oct 2013).
  • J. Spence. The coherence convergent beam mode for XFEL dynamical imaging. Royal Society, London, BioXFEL conference (Oct 2013).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for imaging atomic motion in solids. Physics department colloquium university of Melbourne, Australia (Sep 2013).
  • J. Spence. Fast electron diffraction and imaging. Pennycook Festschrift conference (Jul 2013).
  • J. Spence. Protein structures using X-ray lasers. Summer school in time-resolved X-ray diffraction (Jun 2013).
  • J. Spence. XFELS for molecular movies. Departmental colloqium in Physics dept, UCSD (May 2013).
  • J. Spence. Fast X-ray imaging. Royal Society Conference on X-ray phase contrast imaging (Feb 2013).
  • J. Spence. Imaging dynamics with XFELs. BANFF Workshop on Dynamics (Feb 2013).
  • J. Spence. Fast X-ray imaging. Royal Society Conference on X-ray phase contrast imaging (Feb 2013).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lases for crystallography. Bragg Centennial conference in Cambridge UK. !00 years since Bragg's law (Jan 2013).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lases for crystallography. Bragg Centennial conference in Cambridge UK. !00 years since Bragg's law (Jan 2013).
  • John Spence. Six surprises for Willie: Diffraction physics since 1971. Centenary of Bragg's law Conference in Adelaide Australia (Dec 2012).
  • John Spence. X-ray lasers, biology and diffraction physics. Australian Institute of Physics, Lecture (Dec 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL and the phase problem. "Pittsburg" diffraction conference at SLAC (Oct 2012).
  • John Spence. X-ray lasers for biology. Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation conference , Lyon, France (Jul 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Gordon Conference : "Diffraction in structural biology" (Jul 2012).
  • John Spence. Martin Buerger and Protein Crystallography. ACA Buerger Medal Lecture, Boston (Jul 2012).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers in science. London Center for Nanoscience (Jul 2012).
  • J. Spence. Fast X-ray imaging. Cornell XDS workshop (Jun 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL. Gordon Conference on Multi-photon processes (Jun 2012).
  • John Spence. University of Oxford, UK. Materials Science Colloqium. Colloqium (May 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk at Swanage, Dorset, UK. Festschrift Workshop honoring career of ASU Prof M. O'Keeffe (May 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. University College London, Colloqium, Physics (May 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Dept of materials science colloquium, Cambridge University, UK (May 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Royal Society, UK, Dinner club, Atheneum, London (May 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK (May 2012).
  • J. Spence. Molecular movies in biology. Hauptman Institute seminar (May 2012).
  • J. Spence. Protein nanoxtal structures. American Crystallography Association annual meeting (May 2012).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for fast imaging. University of Ottawa - P. Corkum (Apr 2012).
  • J. Spence. Fast imaging with X-rays. Advanced Light Source, LBNL seminar (Apr 2012).
  • J. Spence. Life's work of Prof M. Cohen, UCB. Retirement seminar (Apr 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Interdepartmental Colloqium, University of Sheffield, UK (Apr 2012).
  • John Spence. University of Ulm, Physics department colloqium, Germany. Colloqium (Apr 2012).
  • J. Spence. Fast imaging in physics. APS March meeting Invited Speaker Session (Mar 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Inter-departmental colloqium, Goetingen (Mar 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Scherrer Institute colloquium, Switzerland (Mar 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. NIH seminar (Feb 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL talk. Colloquim at Ruska Center, Julich , Germany (Feb 2012).
  • John Spence. bioXFEL Talk. American Assoc Advancement of Science, Vancouver (Jan 2012).
  • J. Spence. Pulsed hard X-ray lasers for physics. UCLA Physics dept colloqium (Dec 2011).
  • J. Spence. Solving membrane protein nanocrystals with xray lasers. UCSF colloqium (Nov 2011).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for atomic-resolution movies. CXS Melbourne, Australia (Oct 2011).
  • J. Spence. Snap-shot XRD in condensed matter physics. Stanford Applied Physics Dept Colloqium (Oct 2011).
  • J.Spence. X-ray lasers for physics. Optical Society of American Annual meeting (Oct 2011).
  • J. Spence. Fast imaging - X-rays or electrons ?. FEMMS. Nappa Valley (Sep 2011).
  • J. Spence. Structural biology with X-ray lasers. Gordon conference on X-ray science (Aug 2011).
  • J. Spence. Atomic structure of digital oxide multilayers. Microscopy Society of America (Aug 2011).
  • J. Spence. Structural and dynamic biology with X-ray lasers. International Union of Crystallography Conference, Madrid, Spain (Aug 2011).
  • J. Spence. X-ray lasers for structural biology. Cornell CHESS symposium (Mar 2011).
  • J.Spence. Biology with FELs. An international workshop I organized at LBNL (Jan 2011).
  • J. Spence. Mapping chemical bonds in crystals by electron diffraction. Tonomura Workshop. Tokyo (Nov 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography at LCLS. LMB Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. Colloqium (Nov 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography at LCLS. Imperial College London, Biochemistry Colloqium (Nov 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography at LCLS. Oxford University (UK) Department of Biochemistry. Seminar (Nov 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography at LCLS. Diamond, UK Synchrotron, Seminar (Nov 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond interrogation of molecular states. Evolution and control of quantum processes. APS, Chicago (Oct 2010).
  • J. Spence. Protein nanocrystallography with femtosecond pulses at LCLS. McGill University BioPhysics seminar (Oct 2010).
  • J. Spence. Solving new structures with LCLS2 - the phase problem. LCLS Users meeting. SLAC (Stanford) (Oct 2010).
  • J. Spence. Membrane protein nanocrystallography. Protein Crystal Growth Annual conference, Dublin (Sep 2010).
  • J. Spence. New electron imaging methods. International Conference on Microscopy (Rio de Janero) (Sep 2010).
  • J. Spence. X-ray laser for biology -opportunities. Kevli Institute (UCSB) workshop on diffractive imaging with X-ray lasers (Aug 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond diffraction from nanocrystals. European Powder Diffraction conference, Darmstadt (Aug 2010).
  • J. Spence. Snapshot X-ray diffraction from molecules. Australian Microscopy Conference, Brisbane (Jul 2010).
  • J. Spence. Experiments with the world's first X-ray laser. Monash Univeristy Colloqium (Jul 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein crystallography. Gordon Conference on new Diffraction Methods in Biology (Jul 2010).
  • J. Spence. Fast protein crystallography. American Crystallographic Association (Jul 2010).
  • J. Spence. Molecular movies for membrane proteins. Retirement conference for Prof C. Colliex. Paris (Jun 2010).
  • J. Spence. Radiation damage from femtosecond X-ray pulses. SSRL conference on radiation damage in protein crystallography (Mar 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond XRD from protein nanocrystals - data analysis methods. Ringberg workshop on XFELs for Biology (Mar 2010).
  • J. Spence. Fast X-ray diffraction from molecules. Advanced Light Source (Berkeley) special seminar (Mar 2010).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond protein nanocrystallography. SLAC Workshop for UK XFEL (Feb 2010).
  • J. Spence. Snapshot Xray diffraction from proteins. Banff workshop on fast diffraction (Feb 2010).
  • John Spence. Oxford University, UK. Seminar. Festschrift for D. Cockayne (Sep 2009).
  • John Spence. Sagamore Conference, Santa Fe. Conferece talk (Aug 2009).
  • John Spence. Brookhaven National Laboratory. Colloquium (Jul 2009).
  • John Spence. Monash University Australia. Colloquium (May 2009).
  • John Spence. Michigan State University Physics Dept. Colloquium (Mar 2009).
  • J. Spence. Electron Nanocrystallography. DOE Contractors meeting, Airlie (Oct 2008).
  • J. Spence. LCLS experiments planned. Stanford workshop on LCLS plans (Oct 2008).
  • J. Spence. Coherent X-ray imaging in biology. Center for Xray Science, Melbourne Australia. Worshop on Physics and Biology (Sep 2008).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond crystallography. IUCr Conference in Japan (Aug 2008).
  • Doak, R, Weierstall, Uwe, Deponte, Daniel, Schmidt, Kevin, Spence, John. Microscopic Droplet Beams: Pristine Study of Water, Aqueous Solutions, and Hydrated Molecules. Gordon Research Conference on Water and Aqueous Solutions (Jul 2008).
  • J. Spence. Serial Crystallography for the Energy Recycling Linac at Cornell. American Crystallographic Association (Jun 2008).
  • J. Spence. Solving proteins which cannot be crystallized. Gordon Conference on Cryo-electron microscopy (Jun 2008).
  • J. Spence. Femtosecond analysis of protein structure. M. Thorpe Worshop on Non-crystalline structures (May 2008).
  • J. Spence. Serial Crystallography. Argonne National Laboratory, Chemisty Colloqium (Mar 2008).
  • J.Spence. Serial crystallography. CBST NSF site visit at UC Davis (Mar 2008).
  • J. Spence. CBED. ASU Winter School on Electron Microscopy (Jan 2008).
  • Deponte, Daniel, Weierstall, Uwe, Doak, R, Spence, John, Hembree, G., Warner, Jared, Starodub, Dmitri, Hunter, Mark. Low-Flow Jet Source for Serial Crystallography. 2007 Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (Nov 2007).
  • Deponte, Daniel, Weierstall, Uwe, Doak, R, Spence, John, Hembree, G., Warner, Jared, Hunter, Mark. Water-Encapsulated Protein Source for X-ray Serial Crystallography. 2007 APS Four Corners Section Meeting (Oct 2007).
  • Deponte, Daniel, Weierstall, Uwe, Spence, John, Doak, R. Water-Encapsulated Protein Source for X-ray Serial Crystallography. Coherence 2007 - Int. Conf. on Phase Retrieval and Coherent Scattering (Jun 2007).
  • Weierstall, Uwe, Doak, R, Spence, John, Starodub, Dmitri, Shapiro, David, Kennedy, Pallas, Warner, Jared, Hembree, G., Fromme, Petra, Chapman, Henry. Serial Crystallography of Proteins. Coherence 2007 - Int. Conf. on Phase Retreival and Coherent Scattering (Jun 2007).
  • Warner, Jared, Hunter, Mark, Weierstall, Uwe, Spence, John, Doak, R. Fabrication, Cleaning, and Filtering of Microscopic Droplet Beam Nozzles. 2006 APS Four Corners Section Meeting (Oct 2006).
  • Spence, John. Electron Nanocrystallography. DOE Airlie Center Meeting on Surfaces and Interfaces (Oct 2006).
  • Doak, R, Weierstall, Uwe, Starodub, Dmitri, Schmidt, Kevin, Fromme, Petra, Spence, John. Developing Serial Diffraction and Microdroplet Beams for Protein Structure Determination. 2006 APS Four Corners Section Meeting (Oct 2006).
  • Spence, John. Diffractive imaging of proteins. Int Cong. of Electr. Micros (Sep 2006).
  • Doak, R, Spence, John, Weierstall, Uwe, Schmidt, Kevin, Starodub, Dmitri, Fromme, Petra. Protein Structure Determination by Use of Serial Diffraction and Microscopic Droplet Beams. Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Arizona (Sep 2006).
  • Spence, John. Serial electron crystallogarphy of proteins. Cornell Conference honoring the lifetime acheivements of Prof J. Silcox (Jul 2006).
  • Spence, John. Electron diffraction from proteins which cannot be crystallized. Inauguration of the Ruska Center for Electron Microscopy (May 2006).
  • Spence, John. X-ray diffraction from laser-aligned molecular beams. Ultrafast dynamic imaging workshop (Apr 2006).
  • Spence, John. Diffractive Imaging and the non-crystallographic phase problem. International Union of Crystallography. Three-yearly meeting (Aug 2005).
  • Spence, John. Several Presentations. Annual meeting (Aug 2005).
  • Spence, John. X-ray diffraction from a beam of laser-aligned proteins. Third Int conference on Lensless X-ray Imaging (Jun 2005).
  • Spence, John. Lensless imaging with neutrons, electrons and X-rays. Midwestern Microscopy Conference (Jun 2005).
  • Spence, John. Diffraction physics in biology and materails science. (Nov 2004).
  • Spence, John. Protein crystallography by laser-aligned diffraction. Dept of Biophysics (Nov 2004).
  • Spence, John. Protein-beam diffraction. Lab for Molecular Biology. MRC (Nov 2004).
  • Spence, John. Serial Crystallography. (Nov 2004).
  • Spence, John. New microdiffraction methods for GaN. GaN Research Group (Oct 2004).
  • Spence, John. Protein crystallography without crystals. Lake Geneva Workshop, Advanced Photon Source (Aug 2004).
  • Spence, John. Serial crystallography at the ALS. Seminar (Aug 2004).
  • Spence, John. Monochromated energy-loss spectroscopy in materials science. (Jul 2004).
  • Spence, John. Gordon Conference. Poster and Chair of conference (Jul 2004).
  • Spence, John. Tomographic imaging in biology - a new approach. Workshop in Munich (Jul 2004).
  • Spence, John. 4 lectures. Electron crystallography. 2 week international school (Jun 2004).
  • Spence, John. Synchrotrons and laser-aligned protein beams. NCRR/NIBIB NIH meeting of National facility directors (Jun 2004).
  • Spence, John. Solving proteins without crystals. Hauptman-Woodward institute (May 2004).
  • Spence, John. Serial Crystallography. Wadsworth Workshop on Tomographic Imaging in biology at high resolution (Apr 2004).
  • Spence, John. A femtosecond electron field-emitter. Lawrence Livermore workshop on time-resolved diffraction (Apr 2004).
  • Spence, John. 4 lectures. (Apr 2004).
  • Spence, John. Atomic processes in nanoscale materials. Frontiers in Materials Annual Guest Lecture (Mar 2004).
  • Spence, John. Solving proteins without crystals. Diamond X-ray imaging workshop for new UK synchrotron (Mar 2004).
  • Spence, John. Laser-aligned protein-beam diffraction. Royal Society Dinner Meeting
  • Spence, John. New microdiffraction technqiues for nanoscience. Electron Microscopy Group
  • Doak, R, Weierstall, Uwe, Deponte, Daniel, Starodub, Dmitri, Hunter, Mark, Kennedy, Pallas, Schmidt, Kevin, Fromme, Petra, Spence, John. Microscopic Water Droplet Beams. Colloquium, Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines
  • Doak, R, Weierstall, Uwe, Deponte, Daniel, Starodub, Dmitri, Hunter, Mark, Kennedy, Pallas, Warner, Jared, Schmidt, Kevin, Fromme, Petra, Spence, John. Microscopic Water Droplet Beams for Injection of Large Biomolecules into Vacuum. Colloquium, DESY Center for Free Electon Science (CFEL)
  • Doak, R, Weierstall, Uwe, Deponte, Daniel, Starodub, Dmitri, Hunter, Mark, Warner, Jared, Kennedy, Pallas, Schmidt, Kevin, Fabes, Richard, Spence, John. Microscopic Droplet Beams. Colloquium, Department of Physics, Arizona State University
Service
  • IUCrJ, Main Editor for XFEL-related work (2012 - Present)
  • Physics Dept Graduate Program committee, Member (2012 - Present)
  • Physics Personnel Committee, Member (2012 - Present)
  • Physics dept Colloquium committee., Member (2012 - Present)
  • BESAC Mesoscale Science report, Member (2011 - Present)
  • LBNL Review, Member (2009 - Present)
  • DOE Review committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • Biophysics Faculty Hiring committee, Chair (2007 - Present)
  • Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee of the Department of Energy, member (2006 - Present)
  • Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Science Advisory Committee, Member (2005 - Present)
  • Cambridge University Press "New Microscopies" Book Series., Editorial Board (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Microscopy, Editorial Board (2005 - Present)
  • Xradia Inc, Ca, Director (2005 - Present)
  • Int Union of Crystallogaraphy, Chair (Commision on electron diffraction) (2002 - Present)
  • Molecular Foundry, LBL, Berkeley, Ca, Member (Scientific Advisory Committee) (2002 - Present)
  • Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Visiting Professor (2000 - Present)
  • Ultramicroscopy, Editorial Board (1998 - Present)
  • Director of Science, NSF BioXFEL Science and Technology Center., Director (2013 - 2023)
  • IUCrJ Journal of XFEL Science., Appointed Main Editor 2013. (2013 - 2023)
  • IUCrJ Journal of XFEL Science., Main Editor (2013 - 2023)
  • BESAC (DOE Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee), Member (2006 - 2016)
  • Electron Microscopy Management Committee, Member (2006 - 2016)
  • Awards Committee, member (2013 - 2016)
  • Colloqium, member (2013 - 2016)
  • Graduate Program, member (2013 - 2015)
  • Physics Colloquium committee, member (2012 - 2014)
  • Physics Personel Committe, Member (2012 - 2014)
  • NSF Materials 2022 Report, Member, co-author (2012 - 2012)
  • DOE "Mesoscopic Science" Report committee., Member, co-author (2010 - 2012)
  • NSF Materials 2022 Committee, Member (2011 - 2012)
  • Departmental committees: Undergraduate Program committee. Biophysics faculty hiring committee., Member (2010 - 2012)
  • Biophysics Theory faculty hiring commitee, member (2010 - 2011)
  • Graduate exam Commitee, Member (2010 - 2011)
  • Undergraduate Program Commitee, Member (2009 - 2011)
  • Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Science Advisory Committee, Member (2005 - 2010)
  • Commission on charge, spin and momentum densities, International Union of Crystallography, Member (1998 - 2010)
  • Commission on Electron Diffraction. International Union of Crystallography., Member (1996 - 2010)
  • Physics Dept Colloqium committee, Member (2007 - 2009)
  • Physics Personnel committee, member (2007 - 2009)
  • BESAC Grand Challenges Subcommittee, Member (2006 - 2008)
  • Budget and Policy Committee of DOP, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Colloqium Committee, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Colloqium Committee, Physics Dept, Member (2005 - 2007)
  • Faculty Hiring Committee, Chair (2006 - 2006)
  • Advance Light Source. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Ca, Member (Scientific Advisory Committee) (2001 - 2006)
  • Scientific Advisory Committee. Advanced Light Source. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, Ca, Member (2001 - 2006)
  • Reports on Progress in Physics, Editorial Committee (2000 - 2006)
  • Committee of Visitors, DOE, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Ultramicroscopy. J. Micros., Surf. Rev. and Letts., Probe Microscopy., CUP book series on New Microscopies. (Reports on Progress in Physics), Editorial Boards (2001 - 2005)
  • Int. Union of Crystallography, Member (Commission on Electron Diffraction) (1996 - 2005)
  • Awards and Recognition Committee, Co-Chair (2003 - 2004)
  • ALS SAC, Mol Foundary SAC, BESAC, TEAM, etc, Member (2004)
  • Scripps Institute NRAM Advisory Committee, La Jolla, Member (2004)
  • Committee on Committees, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Committee on Committees, Member (2003)
  • International Workshop organisation, Co-Organiser (2003)
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis, Editor of Special Issue (2003)
  • NCEM/TEAM, Member (2003)
  • Organising committee: Conference in Cairns, Australia on "The non-crystallographic phase problem", Co-Organiser (2003)
  • Recognition and Awards, External, Chair (2003)
  • Workshop. "X-ray Science with coherent radiation". LBL, Organising committee (2003 - 2003)
  • US National Committee for Crystallography (USNCCr) of NAS, Member (2000 - 2002)
  • Gordon Conference on Charge densities and Bonding . Mount Holyoak, Vice-Chair (2001 - 2001)
  • Gordon Conference on Charge densities and Bonding, Mount Holyoak, Vice-Chair (2001 - 2001)
  • North America "Acta Crystallographica A" (Diffraction Physics), Co-Editor (1990 - 2000)